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Parents' Association

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For more information about the Parents’ Association, please log into MySTA.
From Parent Resource Board, click the icon for the Parents’ Association to find key association contacts (including chairs for committees and individual forms), meeting schedules and minutes, the Parents’ Association Handbook, and other information. If you have any questions, please e-mail Parents’ Association President Karen Sauers.
All St. Albans parents are members of the Parents’ Association, which works throughout the year to support the school, its students, its faculty, and its staff through a wide variety of volunteer activities. These activities include events sponsored by the Parents’ Association, service on committees for individual forms, and assistance at school-sponsored events. The Parents’ Association also meets monthly during the school year to conduct business and hear a featured speaker from the school’s faculty or staff.

Among the many activities of the Parents’ Association, four big events are the Bulldog Bash, held in early November; the Christmas House Tour fundraiser, held the first Friday and Saturday in December; the Student Exchange Shop, operating during the school year; and the Flower Mart Used Book Sale, held the first Friday and Saturday in May. The Bulldog Bash is a community-building event honoring and celebrating all who are part of the vibrant St. Albans community. The Christmas House Tour features a tour of selected homes along with a luncheon and boutique shopping at St. Albans. The Student Exchange Shop collects donations of gently used dress-code items and resells them at a discount to the school community. Proceeds from these activities help support school faculty and staff with initiatives like annual bonuses and parent-administered grants for classroom materials and faculty development. The Flower Mart Used Book Sale, part of the Cathedral’s spring festival, is organized and run jointly by the Parents’ Associations of St. Albans and the National Cathedral School; proceeds help maintain the grounds of the Cathedral Close. More information about the Bulldog Bash, the Christmas House Tour, and Student Exchange Shop is available on separate pages of the website.

Welcoming Committee/Buddy Program

All parents new to St. Albans are welcome to contact members of the Parents’ Association Welcoming Committee/Buddy Program to get answers to questions about life on the Cathedral Close. The 2022-23 Welcoming Committee co-chairs are Merel Young and Anita Philbin.
Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.